This article delves into the flourishing urban farming movement in Uppsala, highlighting the significance of urban gardens as focal points for student communities.
Welcome to the Agroecology Day at SLU Alnarp! For the tenth year in a row, SLU Alnarp is organising the annual Agroecology Day on their campus. The event will take place on the 10th of...
In December 2017, Brian Ndyaguma, a young project manager and entrepreneur with several years of experience in business development and acceleration as well as with innovation hub management in...
Does this sound like it’s from a sci-fi movie? An empty, underground car park with huge metal cylinder tanks spread throughout. Inside these tanks you can find… lettuce, pak choy, kale, coriander, and even strawberries – in the middle of winter!
“While the third agricultural revolution boiled down to the effects of a small number of actors focusing on the singular goal of maximizing the yields, I believe the fourth revolution will be the opposite — a huge amount of actors across disciplines will crowdsource multivariable solutions, based on a greater understanding of the emergent phenomena in agricultural systems.”
Presented by Eli Katunguka-Rwakishaya at the workshop "Urban and peri-urban agriculture in low-income countries" organised by SLU Global and SIANI on 12 February 2015.
Presented by Dr Diana Lee Smith at the workshop "Urban and peri-urban agriculture in low-income countries" organised by SLU Global and SIANI on 12 February 2015.
Presented by Ulf Magnusson at the workshop "Urban and peri-urban agriculture in low-income countries" organised by SLU Global and SIANI on 12 February 2015.
Population growth poses many risks, but it also creates a lot of opportunities, and urban agriculture is one of them. Growing urban population with increasing incomes creates demand for a more diversified diet with a substantial fraction of animal products.
Today more than half of the planet’s inhabitants live in cities. The world-wide migration of rural people to cities is particular prominent in Africa and Asia. Some are “pushed”...